Floater - Helping where the need is for that day
Volunteer Types: Administration/Office, Food preparation and services, Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening)
Organization types: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Community and Social Services, Disabilities, Poverty/Social Justice, Women
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: April 30, 2023
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Mission statement
We provide safe spaces that connect people and create community. We offer programs that address basic human needs and foster dignity, wellness, and hope for all.
Our vision
An inclusive community where no one is marginalized, and everyone is valued and supported.

Position: Floater – Helping where the need is for that day
Half day sessions 8 -12:00 PM or 12 – 3 PM weekly.
• Fluent in English – bilingualism an asset.
• Comfortable working with little supervision
• Personable, friendly, and outgoing
• Current Police background check for the vulnerable sector
• Proof of Covid vaccinations

• Lending a hand where the need is for that day
• Keeping coffee and tea station clean and replenished, may include serving meals
• Sitting and chatting over a cup of coffee, playing cards with participants’
• Laundry support – overseeing the flow of laundry and schedule
• Handing out personal hygiene supplies
• Volunteers will sign in and out after each session to capture volunteer hours

To apply: www.belongottawa.ca/volunteer

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
An opportunity to give back and make a difference.
Volunteer location:
Belong Ottawa at Centre 454 - 454 King Edward Ave, Ottawa, ON. K1N 7M8 Belong Ottawa at St Luke's Table - 760 Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON. K1R 6P9 Belong Ottawa at The Well - 154 Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON. K2P 0H8


Kimberly Latka
@Belong Ottawa
Ext: 225
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+)
Number of Positions Available: 6
Good for people interested in: Administration/Office, Food preparation and services, Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening)
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Homeless, LGBTQI2+, Men, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • Suitable for community service hours
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